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Guess Oregon needed a Pedophile

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by poindexter, Sep 6, 2007.

  1. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    This guy has been in California, after moving from Washington

    Self-proclaimed pedophile moves to Oregon

    06:20 AM PDT on Thursday, September 6, 2007

    KING5.com Staff and Associated Press

    McClellan back in the Northwest

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Jack McClellan, the self-proclaimed pedophile who used to live in Washington state and was kicked out of California, has moved to Portland, Ore., citing its reputation as a "haven for offbeat people."

    McClellan told The Oregonian newspaper he will no longer take pictures of children because he now "sees it from the parents' side."

    McClellan's was identified in Washington state as the creator of the Web site that discussed public places where pedophiles could go to watch girls, such as parks, libraries and fast-food restaurants.

    The site angered parents, and one school sought a no-trespassing order against him. He left Washington in May and headed to California to restart his Web site. But his Internet service provider took down his site.

    Parents in California recognized him from anti-pedophile organizations, and he soon faced a civil lawsuit seeking to block him from approaching anyone younger than 18.

    He was arrested for violating the restraining order, although those charges were dropped. He then headed to Oregon.

    "There's really no place left for me to go," McClellan told the newspaper.

    Though the 45-year-old claims he is sexually attracted to girls, he said he has never molested one. McClellan said he started the site as a form of therapy.

    By publicly announcing his move to Portland, McClellan said he wants to pre-emptively blunt efforts to "out" him by those who track his movements. Moreover, he said the media attention will help protect him from harassment.

    Sgt. Brian Schmautz, spokesman for the Portland Police Bureau, said the media alerted police to McClellan's move to the city. Because he is not a convicted sex offender, McClellan does not need to register with authorities, Schmautz said.
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    My guess is he keeps moving till his body turns up in an alley somewhere.
  3. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    As Tom McCall said "Welcome to Oregon, enjoy your visit. Now leave."
  4. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    And now it's a beat off haven.
  5. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    Doubt he'll be allowed to cover any high school volleyball matches either.
  6. Did the media actually alert the cops, or were they calling for a comment?
  7. finishthehat

    finishthehat Active Member

    Props for the thread title.
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